Cry, the Beloved Country
by Alan Paton
Cry, the Beloved Country Chapter 18 Summary
- Back at a rich farm near Kumalo's village of Ndotsheni, James Jarvis receives the news that his son Arthur has been shot by a black burglar in Johannesburg.
- Of course, he is utterly shocked and heartbroken.
- The captain of the local police, van Jaarsveld, offers to help Jarvis arrange for a flight down to Johannesburg.
- While van Jaarsveld makes a call to the police in nearby Pietermaritzburg, Jarvis breaks the news of Arthur's death to his wife.
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